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Ontario Libertarian candidate Tamara Johnson lost the provincial election but still garnered more than 900 votes | Jun 18 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Although Ontario Libertarian candidate Tamara Johnson did not win a seat in the Superior-North riding of Thunder Bay, her words still worry community members.
photo: flickr/Caelie_frampton
Northern Gateway: Resistance continues | Jun 18 2014 | Meg Borthwick | A sit-in is underway in Port Moody. As activists occupy a Conservative MP's office, others vow to keep up their opposition to the project.
Joyce Williams on LNG pipelines: Part 3 of a 7-part series | Jun 18 2014 | Redeye Collective | Joyce Williams is from the Squamish First Nations and is a member of Skwomesh Action formed early this year to build resistance to increased tanker traffic that threatens the Salish Sea.
Photo: Caelie_Frampton/flickr
Five strategies to stop the Northern Gateway pipeline from being built | Jun 17 2014 | Brent Patterson | Even if the Harper government approves the Northern Gateway pipeline today, a range of strategies are being proposed to ensure the pipeline is never built.
Shannon McPhail on LNG pipelines: Part 2 of a 7-part series | Jun 17 2014 | Redeye Collective | Shannon McPhail is the Executive Director of the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition. She lives and works in the Skeena Watershed, where her family has lived for six generations.
Lubicon Lake Youth battle neighbouring municipality to protect land | Jun 17 2014 | Lubicon Lake Nation | Lubicon Youth have launched a legal battle to defend a generations-old ball diamond from being turned into a commercial development by Indian Affairs and the neighbouring municipality.
Chief Liz Logan on LNG pipelines: Part 1 of a 7-part series | Jun 17 2014 | Redeye Collective | Chief Liz Logan, Tribal Chief for the Treaty 8 Tribal Association, speaks about the impacts of fracking and LNG on Treaty 8 territories in northeast B.C.
Book: Clearing the Plains | Jun 17 2014 | Redeye Collective | James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and, most disturbingly, Canadian politics played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of Aboriginal people.
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'Building rage': Decolonizing class war | Jun 13 2014 | Natalie Knight | The following is a speech by Natalie Knight delivered at “Decolonization 101,” a panel organized by Streams of Justice on June 2, 2014.
Photo: flickr/Michael Kooiman
Hupacasath First Nation vs. Canada-China FIPA agreement | Jun 12 2014 | Andrea Palframan | On Tuesday June 10, the Hupacasath First Nation had their second attempt to claim their Section 35 rights to their land. Their appeal has exposed the unbalanced FIPA agreement.
Thunder Bay election ad by Libertarian Party regarding First Nations sparks outrage | Jun 12 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | With the provincial election closing in, Libertarian Party member, Tamara Johnson, published a full-page ad in Tuesday's Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal raising issue with First Nations communities.
photo: flickr/Jasleen_Kaur
In the wake of the Sinclair inquest, we need to address discrimination in health care | Jun 12 2014 | Dr. Annette Browne, Dr. Barry Lavallee, Dr. Emma LaRocque, Dr. Josée G. Lavoie, Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum and Dr. Brenda Restoule, Professor Brenda Gunn | Aboriginal groups and Brian Sinclair's family said that the inquest into his death did not sufficiently address issues of systemic racism. A new expert working group is taking the task on.

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Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
Turning Harper's words against him Sean in Ottawa said... Nice, Thanks! in
Dru Oja Jay for MEC board NDPP said... SUNCOR is not only in the tarsands but Libya as well. Dru is exactly the right guy for the job! in
Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...
On the theft and appropriation of Indigenous cultures by Robert Animikii Horton on rabble.ca kropotkin1951 said... Excellent article thx. When I was in Saskatoon this summer I went to the Mendel exhibition on the...
Should all colonialists just leave Canada? Maysie said... That's a touching and moving account of your feelings, which I know we are all the richer for...
Re: Aboriginal Politics: Bill C 3/ CHRA/ Indian Act/ Constitution/ Private property/Status/Intermarriage/ Representation Maysie said... Hi Kristien Michael, welcome to babble. A few things. You posted this exact same text and...
Newby.. George Victor said... Hellebore, (I had to tack on the "e"), your posting demands a reply. I have found that...
Salaries for FN leaders and bureaucrats debate in the media milo204 said... also, it includes travel expenses. I don't think those figures were included for canadian...

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